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Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
Forest Science is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

2015 Impact Factor: 1.702
Ranking: 16 of 66 in forestry

Average time from submission to first decision: 62.5 days*
June 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017

Also published by SAF:
Journal of Forestry
Other SAF Publications

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Volume 53, Number 3, June 2007

Research article

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Mountain Pine Beetle Dispersal: The Spatial–Temporal Interaction of Infestations
pp. 395-405(11)
Authors: Robertson, Colin; Nelson, Trisalyn A.; Boots, Barry

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The Components of Change for an Annual Forest Inventory Design
pp. 406-413(8)
Author: Roesch, Francis A.

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Modeling Pulpwood Trade within the United States South
pp. 414-425(12)
Authors: Polyakov, Maksym; Teeter, Lawrence

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Productivity of Three Young Mixed-Species Plantations Containing N2-Fixing Acacia and Non-N2-Fixing Eucalyptus and Pinus Trees in Southeastern Australia
pp. 426-434(9)
Authors: Forrester, David I.; Bauhus, J├╝rgen; Cowie, Annette L.; Mitchell, Peter A.; Brockwell, John

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Comparison of Methods to Estimate Reineke's Maximum Size-Density Relationship Species Boundary Line Slope
pp. 435-442(8)
Authors: VanderSchaaf, Curtis L.; Burkhart, Harold E.

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Biodiversity Conservation in Commercial Boreal Forestry: The Optimal Rotation Age and Retention Tree Volume
pp. 443-452(10)
Authors: Koskela, Erkki; Ollikainen, Markku; Pukkala, Timo

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